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NWSL Championship: The World Comes to Western New York– Not So Flashy But That’s OK

First, yes, there was a soccer match. The inaugural championship match of the latest attempt at major league soccer for women, National Women’s Soccer League. After winning three championships in three different leagues in three consecutive years, the Western New York Flash, “stacked” with USWNT leaders Abby Wambach and Carli Lloyd, national best players Adriana […]

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Streak Intact, Flash And Reign Draw

Forget, for a moment, team records. Just focus on the fact that US Women’s National Team greats Abby Wambach and Carli Lloyd would be facing off against National Team legend Hope Solo and rising star Megan Rapinoe for the first time as their National Women’s Soccer League clubs met for the first time, in Sahlen’s […]

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WNY Flash Continue Unbeaten Streak, in DC

The Western New York Flash continued its strong play on Saturday, picking up a 2-0 win at Washington, the team’s fifth win in six games. The Flash (5-2-2, 17 points) move into third place in the NWSL with the win and remain unbeaten over the last six games. It was also the team’s second shutout […]

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WNY Flash Extend Unbeaten Streak to Four with Last Second Draw in Boston

Somerville, Mass. (Wednesday, June 5, 2013) – Deep into stoppage time, it appeared that the Western New York Flash would be on their way to their fifth 2-1 decision of the season, this time falling to the Boston Breakers on the road. But in a thrilling turn of events, Jodi Ann Robinson stole a point […]

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WNY Flash Win Third in a Row on a Good Team Effort, Beat Chicago 2-1

Rochester, N.Y. (Friday, May 24, 2013) – It took a Chicago goal to focus the Western New York Flash on their objective. After dominating the match offensively on the home pitch for 51 minutes, the Flash found themselves trailing winless Chicago, as the Red Stars capitalized on their first scoring chance. In the 52nd minute, […]

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National Womens Soccer League First Quarter Assessment

For the first two weeks of the new first division women’s soccer league in North America, it appeared that parity and defense were too much of a good thing. Since then, there hasn’t been much of either. After multiple scoreless draws and 1-1 draws, we’ve seen a lot more scoring and very decisive wins across […]

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FC Buffalo Surges Past FC Sparta Michigan

Head Coach Brendan Murphy would’ve preferred a full 60-minute effort from his FC Buffalo Blitzers in their second game of the season against the expansion FC Sparta Michigan. However, he had to have been happy with the end result. In front of a crowd of 525 at All-High Stadium, FC Buffalo, backed by three second […]

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In a Flash, Wambach Spoils FCKC, Helps WNY Take Second Straight NWSL Win

For the second match in a row, the Western New York Flash have defeated the unbeaten. Tonight’s victim, FC Kansas City, was not only unbeaten until now, but also hadn’t been scored upon in field play. The lone goal against had come on a penalty kick. After a slow start, Western New York, now fully […]

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FC Buffalo Opens Season With A Win

The Blitzers of FC Buffalo couldn’t have asked for a better start to their 2013 campaign. Backed by a goalkeeper Kareem Gray, the Blitzers took their season opening contest against Zanesville Athletic FC 2-1 in front of the home crowd at All-High Stadium. FC Buffalo opened the scoring in the 39th minute on a goal […]

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WNY Flash Earn First NWSL Win, Avenge Season Opening Loss to Sky Blue

The Western New York Flash took down undefeated Sky Blue FC on Wednesday night, but more importantly picked up three points with its first victory of the season. The Flash (1-2-1) was aided by the return of Abby Wambach who made her hometown debut after missing a game due to a concussion. Sky Blue (2-1-0) […]

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